Cotton farmers make rich pickings, potato growers in peril

Cotton farmers make rich pickings, potato growers in peril

Express News Service MYSURU/CHIKKAMAGALURU: While cotton growers in Karnataka are reaping a bounty, with the price of raw cotton soaring to a record high, potato and onion growers are in distress due to a huge slump in prices. With the textile industry bouncing back, the price of raw cotton, which used to be in the range […]

Flood puts thousands of aman growers in peril

Stocks extend record highs

Thousands of farmers, particularly aman paddy growers, have been badly affected by the flooding of northern and central Bangladesh as their paddy fields remained under water for days, in many cases for weeks, causing plants of the country’s second most important paddy to rot. Flood water has largely receded by now revealing vast swaths of […]

Higher yield, prices bring cheer to jute growers

9 fish species on verge of extinction

Farmers in Tangail expressed their satisfaction over the yield and the current market price of the fibre and jute sticks. Photo: Star/file “> Farmers in Tangail expressed their satisfaction over the yield and the current market price of the fibre and jute sticks. Photo: Star/file Jute growers are overjoyed as they took home good crops, […]

Sapling growers in Bogura counting losses

9 fish species on verge of extinction

Bad weather and Covid-19 to blame, according to market players A farmer tends to his fields of winter vegetable saplings in Shajahanpur upazila of Bogura district. Amid low demand due to Covid-19 and other factors, such as persistent rain, farmers like him are facing losses this year. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj […]

Vegetable Saplings: Lockdown, incessant rain frustrate growers

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Our Correspondent, Pirojpur Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:00 AM Vegetable saplings growers on floating seed-beds in Pirojpur’s Nazirpur upazila counting loss as their produces remain unsold. Photo: Star “> Vegetable saplings growers on floating seed-beds in Pirojpur’s Nazirpur upazila counting loss as their produces remain unsold. Photo: Star Farmers, growing different varieties of winter vegetable […]

Khulna’s vegetable growers frown over low prices

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Vegetable farmers in Khulna are being unable to secure fair prices for their produce as the ongoing coronavirus crisis has disrupted the supply of these crops to different parts of the country, including Dhaka. Besides, considering the restrictions on public movement and other measures in place to stem the spread of Covid-19, truck operators are […]

Danae Yount and Cherie Steinmetz, young growers from the Yakima Valley, Washington

Danae Yount and Cherie Steinmetz, young growers from the Yakima Valley, Washington

family background / Cherie and Danae are new tree fruit growers with their brothers, Trevor and Taylor Perrault. Both graduated from Central Washington University and are daughters of Tina and Tim Perrault. age/ Danae (on left), 36, and Cherie, 35grower/ Yakima Valley, Washingtoncrops/ Stone fruit and cherriesbusiness/ Lateral Roots Farm How did you get your […]

Jute growers expect good yield

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Jute growers in its biggest cultivation hub of Faridpur are expecting a bumper production this current season thanks to favourable weather, a welcome development for the industry that suffered for high prices of raw materials resulting from reduced production the previous year. The district accounted for 10 per cent of the 77.25 lakh bales of […]

Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

A drought without incessant rains or severe storms has been a positive for four mango-producing districts in Bangladesh’ Rajshahi division, but the region’s farmers are yet to see good fortune.  Mango trees on 83,673 hectares of land in Natore, Naogaon, Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj are expected to yield 852,000 tons of mangoes this year. According to […]